Caribbean Spiced Pumpkin

Caribbean Spiced Pumpkin

This Caribbean spiced pumpkin dish is a delicious blend of aromatic spices with a touch of heat.


  • 2 cups pumpkin diced and peeled
  • 1 red pepper deseeded and cut in chunks
  • 1 tin tomatoes chopped
  • 1 onion peeled and chopped
  • 2 sticks celery chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon all spice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil


  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan on a medium heat.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, celery and ginger and sauté for 5 minutes until soft.
  3. Add the pumpkin, red peppers, chilli and spices and cook for a further 3 minutes, stirring so that the spices are evenly distributed.
  4. Add the tomatoes, bring to the boil and cover.
  5. Simmer for 20 minutes until the pumpkin is soft, yet still firm. You don’t want it too mushy.
  6. Season to taste and serve.

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